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Speaker: Christopher Patriquin MD MSc FRCPC Hematology & Apheresis Medicine, University Health Network Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of TorontoLearning ObjectivesReview the differential diagnosis of hemolytic anemias Discuss the recognition, diagnosis, and general management of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) Understand the pathophysiology, risk, and treatment of...

Authors: Dr. Thomas Kiebalo, Dr. Danyal Ladha, University of Toronto Reviewer: Dr. Hassan Sibai, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Staff Physician, Division of Medical Hematology & Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer CentreLearning objectives At the end of this self-assessment module, participants will be...

Speaker: Mark Crowther, MD MSc FRCPC FRSC Chair, Department of Medicine Leo Pharma Chair in Thromboembolism Research McMaster UniversityLearning Objectives:Identify common issues in the management of ITP. Distinguish between those patients who do, and do not, require therapy.  Appraise evidence for novel therapies in this area.Answer and...

Case Author: Dr Brian HarnettCase Reviewer: Dr Donald ArnoldLearning Objectives:At the end of this self-assessment module, participants should be able to:Determine appropriate use of thrombopoietin receptor agonists in the setting of immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) and chronic liver disease. Determine clinical settings where certain thrombopoietin...

Author: Dr. Pallavi Ganguli, MDCM, Queen’s UniversityReviewer: Dr. Eugenia Piliotis, MD, MPH, Associate Dean, Queen’s University, Kingston General HospitalLearning objectives:At the end of this self-assessment module, participants should be able to:Understand the presentation of Mycosis fungoides Review appropriate investigations for the diagnosis of Mycosis...

Author: Dr. Stefan Jevtic (McMaster University) and Dr. Danyal Ladha (University of Toronto)Reviewer: Dr. Natasha Rupani, University of Toronto Learning Objectives At the end of the self-assessment module, learners will be able to: 1) Describe an approach to the diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia 2) Identify risk factors and clinical...

Author: Dr. Yaqeen Abduallah, University of Manitoba Reviewer: Dr. Roopesh KansaraLearning ObjectivesAs the end of this self-assessment module, participants should be able to: 1. Describe the treatment options for patients with relapsed/refractory DLBCL 2. Described the mechanism of action of polatuzumab 3. Describe the most common adverse reactions of...